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Friday, October 9, 2020

William Gilbert & Elizabeth Champernowne

 2097256. William Gilbert & 2097257. Elizabeth Champernowne

~1340, William born in England, heir & s/o §§Geffrey Gilbert & Jone Compton.

1345, William’s father died.

~1355, Elizabeth born in Devon, England, d/o 4194514. Oliver Champernowne & 4194515. Eglina Valletort.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

By 1380, William, of Compton, Devon, died.

7/6/1380, Elizabeth Champernoun granted administration of husband’s estate.

(S) Visitations of Devon, V1, Vivian, 1895, P405.

Family notes:

·         Geffrey Gilbert s/o §§Thomas Gilbert & Amy ?.

·         Jone Compton coheir & d/o §William Compton. [Named in the IPM of Geffrey.]

·         Descent of the family of More: William Gilbert of Compton married Elizabeth d/o Gervais More of Collompton. (Pole). (S) Ancient Sepulchral Effigies of Devon, Rogers, 1877, P216. [Possible 1st wife.]

Child of William and Elizabeth:

i. William Gilbert (1048628), born by 1380 in England.

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